Podiatric Surgeon

Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery
Associate Professor of the AMIFAS



Haglund´s Deformity
Hallux Limitus/Rigidus
Heel Pain
Tailor’s Bunion
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Elongated toes/ Toe Shortening
Toe Deformity 
Unsightly Corns

Dr. Orlando Núñez graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medical and Science College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, Illinois and completed a three-year Podiatric Surgery and Medicine Residency post-graduation at Kendall Regional Medical Center in Miami, Florida. Dr. Núñez is licensed to practice as a Podiatric Surgeon in the states of Idaho and Florida, and licensed to practice as a Medical Doctor in Colombia.

Dr. Núñez is originally from Cartagena, Colombia where he attended the University of Cartagena and obtained his MD (Medical Doctor) degree.  He has worked as a general physician in different hospitals in Colombia. Dr. Núñez also worked as an Orthopedic Surgeon resident at the Institute Mexicano del Seguro Social in Guadalajara, Mexico and completed a two-year fellowship in Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery sponsored by the Academy of Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery.

Dr. Núñez is a well-known and Internationally recognized expert in Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery.  Dr. Núñez is Associate Professor and Fellow of the Academy of Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery and brings his expertise as a MIS faculty instructor at the annual cadaver seminars.  Dr. Núñez is also part of the teaching faculty at the International Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery Cadaver Lab in Chicago, Illinois.  Dr. Núñez has had Orthopedic surgeons and Podiatric surgeons travel from inside and outside of the country to observe his surgical techniques at the Coeur d’Alene Foot & Ankle Surgery Center.  He is happy to share his skills to make these techniques more available to help patients worldwide.  He has appeared on television programs in multiple countries and as a medical speaker at various conferences in the United States as well as South America, and the Caribbean. 

He is also a member of The American Board of Multiple Specialties in Podiatry in Minimally Invasive Surgery. He has co-authored chapters in multiple Orthopedic texts on Minimally Invasive Surgical techniques. He also co-authored an article for a journal publication in Italy.  Dr. Núñez is on staff at the Coeur d’Alene Foot & Ankle Surgery Center in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. 

Dr. Núñez offers a broad knowledge base and experience to his patients. Having lived in larger cities such as Cartagena, Chicago, and Miami Dr. Núñez enjoys the slower pace of Coeur d’Alene as well as the beautiful environment.


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